Police are saying more about a shooting at a Taco Bell Tuesday night in which one man died.
They’re also identifying the victim as 29-year-old Daniel Adkins.
About 7:30 p.m., a 22-year-old man and his girlfriend ordered food at the Taco Bell drive-thru and were told to pull up while their order was prepared.
At the same time, Adkins stepped around a corner into the path of the vehicle and angry words were exchanged between he and the driver.
They got into an altercation and Adkins was shot once by the driver. He died at the scene.
The driver, a 22-year-old black male, called police but has not been arrested.
At first, the couple claimed that Adkins had a metal pipe that he swung at them — but it turns out he was holding a dog leash with his yellow lab on the other end.
Family members want that driver arrested, but he’s claiming self-defense.
“He needs to be behind bars. I’ll never see my brother again,” says sister Marina Reyes. “If he felt that my brother was threatening him, he could have easily just rolled up the window and called the cops.”
I hope that everyone in Sanford, Florida gets a chance to read this insofar as the Martin case is not isolated; furthermore, it has been pushed into the homes of 75 percent of the people living in the USA. If a person was a true civil rights activist or leader, this case should be no different to them. However, where is the Rev. (of what?) Al Sharpton, the Rev. (again, of what?) Jesse Jackson, and all of these other loud mouths that created chaos and sheer madness not only in the Duke University La Cross players party, yet now in Martin’s case? This is getting very, very ugly!